There are 4 ways to get from Queens to Poughkeepsie by train, subway, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station Long Beach / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$30 - $61

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Subway, train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the subway from 104 St to 168 St A
  2. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to Poughkeepsie Hudson

$21 - $45

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl to 6 Av/W 51 St Qm15
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Poughkeepsie 708 / ...

$26 - $42

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Queens to Poughkeepsie 84 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Queens to Poughkeepsie is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Queens to Poughkeepsie is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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The distance between Queens and Poughkeepsie is 71 miles. The road distance is 84 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to get from Queens to Poughkeepsie, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Queens to Poughkeepsie. However, there are services departing from Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl and arriving at Poughkeepsie via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Queens to Poughkeepsie. However, there are services departing from Jamaica and arriving at Poughkeepsie Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 44 min.

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Queens to Poughkeepsie train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Penn Station.

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Map of how to get from Queens to Poughkeepsie.
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  • Distance: 70.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 44 min

What companies run services between Queens, NY, USA and Poughkeepsie, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Queens to Poughkeepsie via Penn Station and New York Penn Station in around 2 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Queens to Poughkeepsie via 6 Av/W 51 St and New York, Ny in around 4 h 26 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$16 - $18
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$24 - $35
At station
$23 - $26
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl to 6 Av/W 51 St
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info

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